Article Archive

Embarrassing the Government Is the Ultimate Crime

Why whistleblowers are treated worse than traitors

May 12, 2017

Why Was Comey Fired?

The simplest explanation is that Trump doesn’t like him much and doesn’t trust him at all.

May 10, 2017

Who Is Destroying Syria?

The Arab Gulf States, Israel, and Turkey all prefer anarchy to Assad.

May 3, 2017

Did Assad Order the Syrian Gas Attack?

Once again, actual intelligence seems sparse.

April 25, 2017

Debunking Trump’s Casus Belli

Intelligence community insiders are getting restless for a whistleblower to step forward.

April 24, 2017

Will Russiagate Become Obamagate?

Obama appointees may have hoped Carter Page would be the smoking gun they needed to bring down Trump.

April 13, 2017

The True Cost of Israel

U.S. support goes far beyond the official numbers.

April 12, 2017

Russiagate’s Unasked Questions

Comey’s testimony settles nothing.

March 27, 2017

Exposing Shabby Intelligence

There’s a long history of skepticism among ex-spooks.

March 23, 2017

A Soft Coup, or Preserving Our Democracy?

Something’s happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear.

March 14, 2017

Did Sessions Do Anything Wrong?

In a period when any contact with Russia is considered toxic, the attorney general is being tried by innuendo.

March 3, 2017

Is There More to the Flynn Story?

A strange resignation in a UK intelligence service suggests U.S. partners may have been involved.

February 28, 2017

More About Russia and Less About Flynn?

The leak has narrowed Trump’s options for dealing with Putin.

February 16, 2017

Iran Hawks Take the White House

Inspired by fringe theories about Islamic civilization, Michael Flynn is leading Trump down a dangerous path.

February 9, 2017

Blocking Terrorists. Or Not.

Trump’s order is a mess, but until a broken immigration system is fixed, he’s more right than wrong.

January 30, 2017

The Nihilist Intelligence Officer

CIA employees are not staging a coup against Donald Trump.

January 25, 2017

How a Former CIA Officer Reads the Trump Dossier

Fact, fiction, or speculation?

January 11, 2017

No Smoking Gun on Russia Hack

Language used in the intelligence community’s latest report suggests that they may not possess indisputable evidence.

January 9, 2017

Will Trump Transform the CIA?

What to expect from his new director

January 6, 2017

Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

If something went wrong, Putin must have done it.

December 28, 2016